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How Do The Immune And Respiratory System Interact
BALT: The respiratory system (lungs) has parts of the immune system in it. It is called balt-bronchial associated lymphoid tissue. There are also cells in the lining of the lung that "sample" the air for virus, bacteria, etc. These cells communicate with the immune system to eventually make antibodies that can then circulate within the body to protect from infections. ...Read more
After or during a cold, without Conjunctivitis. My eyes are immune to the same serotype of the virus too or only the respiratory system?
Huh ??????: Your question makes no sense. Only interact when you aspirate food ...Read more
What I can do to boost the immune system (due to recurrent respiratory problems) except no stress, diet and exercise?
Is red clover herb good for menopause, joints, immune sys, and respiratory sys? Can you tell me also what else this is good for?
Esp. menopause, also: Red clover is esp. useful for menopausal symptoms & may help prevent osteoporosis, uterine cancer & cardiovascular disease. It can loosen phlegm & reduce bronchospasm. I have not found evidence it helps joints or immune function. See http://www.herbwisdom.com/herb-red-clover.html for a good review of its actions and benefits. ...Read more
Isolators: As above. You can also use facemask. ...Read more
Yes and no: Many people live in dusty conditions (mild) for considerable time with no apparent distress. Others may develop mild to severe allergies. Dust contains many microscopic things one of which is dust mites. People can be severely allergic to these and require a lot of treatment. The best thing to do is dust mitigation. Look up on the internet how to reduce home dust problems or see you doctor. ...Read more
Through the brain: Alcohol is a central nervous system depressant, which can affect the centers in the brain that regulate respiration. Consequently, breathing may slow and not keep up with demand, especially when asleep. Also, alcohol lowers your defenses against aspiration, contributing to pneumonia. Lastly, alcohol can make sleep apnea worse making it further difficult to breathe. ...Read more
WebMD: See webmd for a thorough discussion. Not enough room in this forum. ...Read more
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